Earnings reports from Boeing and dozens of other major companies could set the course for stocks Wednesday, as the Dow reaches for new highs.» Read More
Around lunchtime stocks paired some gains largely due to strong dollar rhetoric from Fed chief Ben Bernanke. Is the rally out of steam?
Investors gain 2.5 percent a year investing in “sin stocks”—tobacco, alcohol and gambling. Marcin Kacperczyk, professor of finance at NYU Stern, explains the “price of sin” and how it may help investors boost their portfolios.
The S&P consumer staples index racked up more than 25 percent in gains since the March low. Nik Modi, senior analyst and executive director at UBS, shares his outlook and sector stock picks.
Jack Ablin says consumer stocks are viable, but they must be picked carefully. "We've divided the consumer market into areas that consumers can buy with cash, versus areas that consumers need financing to buy," the chief investment officer of Harris Private Bank told CNBC. "Clearly, anything that needs financing to buy is out."
It’s prime whale watching season as the Street’s biggest money managers submit quarterly filings. What do they know that you don’t?
To beat back the bears, Charles Norton goes with value. The co-portfolio manager of the Vice Fund has found a couple of opportunities for investors among well-known but out-of-favor companies.
U.S. tobacco market is the way to go for investors who want to keep their money safe, says Nik Modi, a tobacco analyst at UBS.
One company rode the tech bubble of the 1990s; the other is part of the ill-starred fraternity of bond insurers. What do they have in common? Matthew Kaufler of Touchstone Value Opportunities thinks investors ought to give them a look.